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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Alpha blockers : A 25 yr old male is exceedingly unlikely to have bph. I'm uncertain why your dr has prescribed flomax (tamsulosin)? You may want to seek out evaluat ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Nothing is free but always comes with a price. Likewise, using Flomax (tamsulosin) accompanies with its unique retrograde ejacualtion,which indicates ... Read More
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
ENT: Since alpha blocker drugs like tamsulosin cause nasal congestion by vasodilation (as opposed to the vasoconstriction of a decongestant) I can see no ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rommen
8 years experience Family Medicine
BPH: Helps open prostate.Previously used to lower blood pressure but now only for enlarged prostate.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Tamsulosin is a so-called alpha-1 adrenergic blocker, which can relax the smooth muscles inside prostate urethra and bladder neck so to potentially ea ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Prostate enlargement: This category of medicines mostly is used to treat men with benign prostatic enlargement (BPH). It is sometimes used to treat non- prostate related ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: It may be indicated to help some kidney stones to pass.
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Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Flomax (tamsulosin) helps if you have issues with urination. It should not help for ed and is not indicated for such.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Drug used in urology: Tamsulosin, also known under the name flomax, (tamsulosin) is a drug designed to relax smooth muscle cells of the urinary tract. Its approved use is t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Days: The effect should be noticeable within 5-7 days

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